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Old 01-30-2012, 02:31 PM   #31
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JK's are no longer available in 2WD, not that they ever should have been.

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Old 01-30-2012, 02:35 PM   #33
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i usually roll in 2 wheel anyway until i need 4 wheel. and besides getting stuck is part of the fun.
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Old 01-30-2012, 02:39 PM   #34
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I didn't realize you could buy a wrangler in a 2wd.
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Old 01-30-2012, 02:45 PM   #35
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I just wanted to point out that am open differential sends equal power to both wheels at all times not just one wheel. However because they have to be equal, when one wheel is spinning the amount of power sent to the other wheel is next to nothing. But not only one wheel is under power.
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Old 01-30-2012, 04:43 PM   #36
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Is it 2wd or is the front driveshaft just missing?
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Old 01-30-2012, 04:47 PM   #37
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Would swapping in a front axle, t case, and new driveshafts be worth it I wonder.
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Old 01-30-2012, 05:08 PM   #38
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How does a 16 year old afford a $16,000 jeep?
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Old 01-30-2012, 05:12 PM   #39
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how does a 16 year old afford a $16,000 jeep?
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Is it 2wd or is the front driveshaft just missing?
Thats what im wondering.

Does it just have a solid dead axle in the front?
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So many good questions.
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No it is strictly a 2wd he's my best friend
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Old 01-30-2012, 09:45 PM   #43
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No it is strictly a 2wd he's my best friend
Can you explain how. Like what is the front axle and tcase etc. I have never heard of this before. Was it custom or special or what.
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Can you explain how. Like what is the front axle and tcase etc. I have never heard of this before. Was it custom or special or what.
I think for like 2 years they did offer a 2wd version with a spindle axle or what ever and no tcase.
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I think for like 2 years they did offer a 2wd version with a spindle axle or what ever and no tcase.
The jk? Yeah I kinda recall that but still I didn't think anyone bought them.
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The jk? Yeah I kinda recall that but still I didn't think anyone bought them.
Yessir. Ill bet that the few that sold were in the southern states such as FL and TX
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Old 01-30-2012, 10:08 PM   #47
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Yessir. Ill bet that the few that sold were in the southern states such as FL and TX
Noooo. Why!?
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Noooo. Why!?
Who knows here is a quote on the wikipedia page.

"Unlimited has the same engine and transmission choices as a short-wheelbase JK. X and Sahara trims offer an option of 4x2 rear-wheel drive in the U.S.A. It is the only four-door convertible available in the U.S., since the Hummer H1 with optional rag-top is no longer sold."

Still not sure which years they offered the "option".
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I could have sworn the salesman asked me if I wanted the 2wd option when ordering my 2012. Regardless I do know that he mentioned they were made. Still no idea why.
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2wd...kinda like a modern postal Jeep! Not so good for off road but great if you need to deliver the mail!
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Old 01-31-2012, 03:27 AM   #51
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No it is strictly a 2wd he's my best friend
maybe you could take his lift and tires off his jeep and put them on yours. then you guys could share. you would get your lift and he would get his 4 wheel drive.
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Old 01-31-2012, 07:28 AM   #52
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2wd...kinda like a modern postal Jeep! Not so good for off road but great if you need to deliver the mail!
Mine isn't 2wd..
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Old 01-31-2012, 07:39 AM   #53
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get a winch and selectable locker

or start saving for a 4wd conversion
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Or buy another JK, transfer the lift and super charger, and call it a day....
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Old 01-31-2012, 08:50 AM   #54
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Guys, it is a 2 wheel drive, they made 2 wheel drives only in unlimiteds. The reason you probably don't know about them is because hardly any one bought them. The only people that bought them were dummies. I know I bought it but you will never find a jeep with this much money put into it with everything I liked and wanted. It would be cool if I had 4wd but it's not a necessity for me. I mean this thing has a $6,000 supercharger. That's nearly half the price that I bought the vehicle for. I would never have expected so much controversy!
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Here's the next question is it front wheel drive or rear wheel drive!!!! Just kidding I would have loved to have that vehicle at 16!!
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It's actually neither. There is a tire that comes down in the middle of the jeep and that what propels it. It's the only wheel that had power given to it. It's in the middle under chassis
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It's actually neither. There is a tire that comes down in the middle of the jeep and that what propels it. It's the only wheel that had power given to it. It's in the middle under chassis
If you aint going to do any serious offroading with it enjoy it man I would!!
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Hahah I was kidding if you didn't catch that....
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I have a 2007 Wrangler Unlimited X... it is lifted 3.5 inches, supercharged, 35 inch tires, and have front and rear bumpers..... But its a 2 wheel drive , unfortunately. please dont ask why i got a 2wd there were reasons....money,and an amzing deal. my question is, would i be okay going offroad. i know not to do serious stuff. but i need tips on what to stay out of.. thanks!
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trade it for a TJ that's where it's at!

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